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Tree Information x

Identifier: TSR/1876
Tree Type: Single
Registered By: Cadwallader, B.G.
Registration Category: Notable tree/s – Local interest
General Notes:
A very old old growth tree considered by DOC to be 400 years old. It has been named Kupe by Ngati Kuia (Cadwallader, B.G., 2011).

Single Tree Details

Genus: Podocarpus
Species: totara
Common names: tōtara,
Height: 27.80m
Height measurement method: Laser Nikon Forestry 550
Height Comments: (none)
Girth: 590 cm
Girth measurement height: 0.4 m
Girth Comments: Taken at .4 on the up-slope side. Located on a very steep slope.
Diameter: 187.8 cm
Crown Spread A: 21.00m
Crown Spread B: 15.00m
Avg. Crown Spread: 18.00m
Actual Planting Date: actual date not specified
Approx. Planting Date:
e.g. circa. 1860
Current Age: not known years
Tree Health Description: Appears in good health.
Tree Form Type: Single Trunk
Number of Trunks: 1
Tree Form Comments: One side of the canopy was damaged by a falling pine in
Champion Tree Score: 338
Local Protection Status: Yes
Tree Present: Yes
STEM Score: 168


Date Observer Action
25 Jan 2024 Cadwallader, B.G.
06 Jan 2011 Cadwallader, B.G.


Lat/Long: -41.361072 / 173.201922
Location Name: Reservoir Creek
Address: Marlborough Crescent
Suburb: Richmond
City/Town: Tasman
Region: Tasman
Location Description: Follow the signage up from Easby Park. The track is clearly marked above the reservoir.
Public Accessibility: Local Council Park
Local Authority: Tasman District Council


Preview Credit Date
Brad Cadwallader 07 Jan 2011
Brad Cadwallader 07 Jan 2011
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